By First Amendment
The Daily Kos (8/25/18)
How do you feel watching this reunion of a mother and father with their now very distant child, after months of separation? It makes me feel ill and so empty inside.
The ACLU is spot on here. Trump jailing and separating children from their families has caused real human destruction. The consequences of this heinous act by Donald Trump and his cronies will last a lifetime for many and devastate families.
Decades of research have concluded that child separation is connected to long term trauma. According to Johanna Bick, a psychology professor who studies this subject, there is no greater threat to a child’s emotional well-being than being separated from family. …